DuSable Museum gets new CEO

DuSable Museum gets new CEO
DuSable Museum gets new CEO

DuSable Museum gets new CEO

Chicago’s DuSable Museum of African American History has been around since 1961. It was started by African American artist, poet, and writer Margaret Taylor Burroughs and was first called the Ebony Museum of Negro History. The south side museum has grown exponentially over the last 54 years and could benefit greatly when Obama presidential library comes to Jackson or Washington Park. For the past six months, though, DuSable had been without a leader. That changed when the museum named attorney and architect Perri Irmer the new president and chief executive officer. She joins us to share her vision for DuSable’s future.